This area on Section 32 of the For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is part of the border. It is made up of back stitch and some seed beads. (Yes, there is even a counting mistake)
cotton perle #8
26 cnt linen
This section of the sampler was worked during April and May of 2008.
The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. It consists of different strips of fabric which are are stitched together to form one long strip. It currently measures 24.8 yards or 22.75 metres long and I have more bands to add.
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Thanks Jo – I was touched when I saw it there too!
I haven't followed your blog for a while but it helped me immensely when I was doing an embroidery course a few years ago. Your stitch explanations were excellent. I found your link just now on the V&A website – congratulations!